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Ask the Camp Director 2016

How can kids keep up with their new friends and interests once school starts? If you’ve done a good job with your camp search, your child will spend most of the summer making new friends and discovering new things they love to do. In fact, camp activities and friendships go hand-in-hand. “Kids get so connected at our camps because they’re coming up with all these inside jokes,” says Katy … Read Article

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L.A. Parent Launches ‘Connections: Conversations With Parenting Experts’

Join us as family experts discuss a wide range of parenting topics that will contribute to the growth of resilient, confident and happy children. Our new speaker series launches at 7 p.m. Aug. 31. Join us at the Beverly Hills Public Library (444 N. Rexford Dr.) to hear from Pat Levitt, Ph.D., Roma Khetarpal and Dawn A. Kurtz, Ph.D. Admission is free, but space is limited. Preregistration … Read Article

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Mystery Solved! If it weren’t for those meddling kids…

I just experienced the most spectacular date night out with friends unique to all the fun things to do in LA, but unfortunately, I can’t tell you about it. Well, that’s not entirely true. I can tell you a little. Last month, my husband and I planned a “triple” date with friends and headed to the Westside to partake in Escape Key Entertainment’s interactive, live-action game. Up to six people … Read Article

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School News: Joyner Elementary Gets Turnaround Arts Grant

Congratulations are in order for South L.A.’s Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary. The school was recently named a recipient of the coveted Turnaround Arts program grant, the only Los Angeles-area school to receive one this year. First Lady Michelle Obama was on hand at the White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show in May, where new schools accepted into the program were announced. Joyner … Read Article